[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Hack around gcc 4.6 breaking asm using call.

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Aug 29 00:47:59 CEST 2011

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 09:16:49PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> gcc 4.6 no longer decrements esp to account for local variables.
> Thus using call will end up overwriting some local variable.
> So add an extra one it can safely clobber.
> This is a huge hack because it's basically pure chance it works,
> no idea how this is supposed to be done.
> Fixes trac ticket #397.
> Signed-off-by: Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>

if its the best we have, i wont be angry if you commit it but it really
is the most hackish thing ive seen in a long time

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